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On Exhibit in the Library: Altered States: Diane Gamboa and the Aesthetics of Provocation

In conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist will explore the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur.

Oct. 15 Lecture: "Bookscapes: Trading Knowledge in British Colonial India"

Bookscapes: Trading Knowledge in British Colonial India, a public lecture by Professor Swati Chattopadhyay in in conjunction with the exhibition Conjuring Indipes: Trading Knowledge in British a: British Views of the Subcontinent, 1780-1870.

Free Weekly Massages Start Tuesday

Free chair massages for students take place every Tuesday from 12-2pm in the New Books Area on the first floor of the Library. Sign-ups begin at 11:45am.
News for Students, Outreach

Drop-in Library Tours Offered

Two half-hour drop-in tours are being offered to help students get to know the Library better.

Banned Books Week is Here

Banned books week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read which is typically held the last week of September.

Library Groundbreaking Ceremony, Oct. 1

Join us at the Library groundbreaking ceremony on October 1. RSVP required.

Improved Digital Microfilm Scanners Installed

New digital microfilm scanners installed in Davidson and the Arts Library provide much improved optics and special features like on-screen magnification and the ability to generate keyword searchable documents.

Open Access Policy Implementation Project Wiki

A wiki has been created to provide an open, shared space where UC faculty, librarians, and other stakeholders can engage directly with the Open Access Policy Implementation (OAPI) team.

On Exhibit in the Library: The Art of Science

The pieces exhibited in the Library were winners in UCSB’s first annual Art of Science competition, held during the summer of 2013. Winners were judged on their aesthetic excellence as well as scientific or technical interest.